Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker was the security editor for ZDNet.

I don't hold any stock, shares or investments in any company. (Updated: December 2, 2015)

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10 essential gadgets for students

10 essential gadgets for students

I chose these from personal experience, but also from asking many friends from around the world who are involved in technology and study at the same time. Some gadgets come with a recommendation, whereas others don't; things like laptops and cell phones can't be selected for everybody, it'd be ridiculous for me to recommend something which may not apply suitably to you.

July 24, 2008 by in Laptops

It's not so easy being e-green

It's not so easy being e-green

I have a slight Jeremy Clarkson perspective when it comes to the environment, especially when global warming is mentioned. I still believe climate change as we know it, is part of a nature-spurred cycle which the Earth goes through every once in a while.

February 18, 2009 by in Laptops

Microsoft and Lenovo: The ultimate academic PC

Microsoft and Lenovo: The ultimate academic PC

Some time ago, a Microsoft executive was trying to find a device to equip his son, soon to be heading off to university, without much success. Through toil and trouble, Microsoft have announced today a partnership with Lenovo, a world leader in innovative ideas and computer builder, to create the Ultimate Academic PC.

March 4, 2009 by in Laptops

Apple's not-so-secret tablet: Flawed from the start

Apple's not-so-secret tablet: Flawed from the start

Apple are rumoured - key word there is "rumoured" - to be building a tablet device which can only be described from reports as a netbook-sized iPhone. After trying to explain this to my friend in the pub last night, who isn't the most technically minded of people but thankfully has good looks on her side, her questioning put things into perspective for me.

August 4, 2009 by in Laptops